Four faculty receive 2019 Hilldale Awards

SCRMC faculty member, Linda Schuler, was a member of the first class of professors hired to inaugurate the UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 1983. Her research defined the genetic details of the hormonal control of milk production in dairy cows. That work led Schuler to discover that the milk-stimulating hormone prolactin can induce breast cancer, distinguishing her as a researcher eager to pursue leads toward the next problem.

Twice as nice: Skala earns pair of fellow honors

SCRMC member Melissa Skala, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a principal investigator at the Morgridge Institute for Research, has earned recognition in 2019 as a fellow of both the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) and SPIE, an international society for optics and photonics.